Archive for: Wellbeing

Square Peg Round Hole graphic

It’s holiday season. You know how disappointing it is when you try to squeeze into summer clothes that seem to have “shrunk” by themselves over the last 12 months? And you know how, unless you do something about it leading […]

Rusty Suit of Armour

In their 40s, 50s and 60s, after years of putting on a suit of armour to protect themselves from workplace disappointment, most people decide it’s time to Bin the Armour. They no longer want to put up with numbing themselves […]

Bride and groom bouncing on a trampoline

You’ve just found out that you have no role anymore. One day, out of the blue you find out in some – probably heartless – way that you have lost your job. A horrid moment. You didn’t see this coming. […]

Trust and other words

“Too many people,” says Ann Francke, Chief Executive of the CMI, “don’t trust managers.”1 As the CMI’s own paper2 demonstrated in 2013, 80% of employees don’t think their manager sets a good example. But aside from lowering their personal standing with their staff, does whether you can trust your manager really matter?